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Eschewing the comfort of Tokyo’s air-conditioned museums, the inconvenient art movement draws viewers into the countryside to see artworks such as Christian Boltanski’s “Les Regards.”
CULTURE / Art
Jun 7, 2024
A list of Japan’s remote art sites
Get off the beaten path this summer and discover art tucked away in the farthest reaches of Japan.
Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
PODCAST / deep dive
Jun 6, 2024
The sweaty pleasure of Japan’s inconvenient art
This week, writer Thu-Huong Ha is our tour guide into the world of Japan’s inconvenient art movement.
The Kioke Summit on Shodoshima has seen a steady rise in participants from dozens in its early days 12 years ago and about 100 in 2019 to more than 600 this past February.
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 8, 2024
On Japan’s island of olives, age-old shoyu secrets survive
Each Kioke Summit features many activities including a "kioke" auction — shoyu fermentation barrels that fetch anywhere from ¥60,000 to ¥450,000.
A new problem was reported over Fujitsu's system that allows My Number card holders to obtain copies of residence and other certificates at convenience stores.
JAPAN
Apr 17, 2024
Fujitsu given guidance over My Number system problem
The internal affairs ministry demanded that Fujitsu report by May 15 on its investigation into the incident and preventive measures.
Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
LIFE / Travel / Longform
Apr 15, 2024
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on
After a five-year absence, kabuki has returned to Kotohira. Can it be the draw that this tourism-hungry town desires?
Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
CULTURE / Art / Longform
Apr 6, 2024
Why is the most exciting art in Japan so hard to get to?
Japan has a unique movement of public art projects and festivals that are a slog to get to — by design. A writer examines the country's “inconvenient art."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 9, 2023
G7 urban ministers meet in Kagawa, agree to tackle global challenges
Group of Seven Urban ministers meeting in Japan agreed to work together with municipal governments to address global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2023
Hotels in western Japan urged not to request foreign residents' ID
The recommendation comes after a case in August last year in which a South Korean woman living in Osaka was asked to show her residence card ahead of a hotel stay.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 12, 2023
Shinji Kagawa goal helps Cerezo secure first league win of season
The result was a relief for manager Akio Kogiku's side, which began the campaign with a draw and two defeats.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Feb 18, 2023
In J. League return, Shinji Kagawa helps Cerezo Osaka earn draw
With the score 1-1, the former Manchester United attacker came on to a fervent cheer from the home crowd, and his pass resulted in hosts Cerezo taking the lead five minutes later.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jan 30, 2023
Shinji Kagawa returning to J. League with Cerezo Osaka
Kagawa, a native of Kobe, made his professional debut with Cerezo in 2006.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2022
Toyota won't renew contract with actor Teruyuki Kagawa after alleged sexual assault
The automaker has already pulled its commercials featuring Kagawa, and broadcaster TBS has said it will remove the actor from its weekday morning information program.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 30, 2022
Ordinance limiting video game playing time is constitutional, Kagawa court rules
In its ruling, Takamatsu District Court rejected a lawsuit by a man and his mother who sought damages for alleged violations to their right to self-determination.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2022
4chan owner under fire for sexual violence remarks in wake of scandal
2channel founder Hiroyuki Nishimura said that hostesses who entertain men at bars receive high pay in exchange for tolerating sexual violence, triggering harsh criticism.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Aug 28, 2022
Ayase Ueda and Shinji Kagawa on target in Belgium
Former Samurai Blue star Kagawa's goal was his first for Sint-Truiden since joining the club midway through last season.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Actor Teruyuki Kagawa apologizes after report alleges he groped hostess
The report also said the kabuki performer took off the hostess' bra and passed it around to colleagues in an incident in 2019.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Jun 2, 2022
Mitoyo: Kagawa’s hidden gem tries to turn Instagram virality into a tourism economy
If the aging town of Mitoyo, Kagawa Pref., has one thing going for it, it would have to be its sunsets — the perfect draw for young tourists looking to spruce up their social media sites.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Jun 2, 2022
'Timeless travel' on the Seto Inland Sea
Whether it's a company retreat, family 'workation' or a student getaway, the sustainability-focused Urushima Village offers a picturesque and relaxing option.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 21, 2021
107-year-old Japanese identical twins recognized as world's oldest
Sumiyama and Kodama were born on Nov. 5, 1913, on Shodo Island, Kagawa Prefecture, as the third and fourth of a total of 11 siblings.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2021
Annual shipment of inedible square melons gets underway in western Japan
The fruit, priced at around u00a510,000 ($90) each, are generally bought to be used as ornaments in places such as department stores and fruit shops.

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